Posts Tagged ‘liquor license’

Expect Actual Tavern Drinks At Shaw’s Tavern This Weekend (Maybe) [UPDATED]

"It was a journey, but we got it!" says a triumphant Siya Sadeghi. The new owner of D.C.'s notoriously dry watering hole,  Shaw's Tavern, was reacting to the news that he had finally obtained his liquor license. Sadeghi was away in Canada when Y&H reached him on his cell phone today. He says the restaurant […]

Shaw’s Tavern Gets Its Liquor License, Finally

The new owners of beleaguered boite Shaw's Tavern just announced some big news via Twitter: "We got it. The liquor license is finally in our hands. We will announce the night time opening date soon. Cheers!" For more on the Florida Avenue eatery's long-standing saga over its beverage program, click here and here and here. […]

Shaw’s Tavern, R.I.P. ‘We Could Not Survive Without A Liquor License.’

Embattled Florida Avenue eatery Shaw's Tavern is shutting its doors on Saturday. But don't blame the hurricane. Blame the lack of hurricanes. According to a message posted on the restaurant's Facebook's page late Friday night: Shaw’s Tavern is closing its doors from Saturday 27th of August. We could not survive without a liquor license. We […]

Regulators Ponder Fate of Shaw’s Tavern, Lawyer Blames Booze Debacle on ‘Hiring Mistakes’

Shaw's Tavern owner Abbas Fathi appeared before the District's Alcoholic Beverage Control Board on Wednesday in a bid to save his $1 million investment. The barely 13-day-old bar and restaurant ran afoul of the city's booze regulators before it even opened and has been relegated to serving only food while its legal situation gets sorted […]

Booze Police Bust Shaw’s Tavern Before It Even Opens

If you were hoping to have a brew at the newly opened Shaw's Tavern, you're going to have to wait a little bit longer. Eater DC noted the absence of alcohol last week, calling it a "teensy hiccup [...] that should be figured out by next week." More of a boozy burp, really. It turns […]

Tenleytown to Get Masala Art

Y&H took this picture as soon as I noticed the sign gracing the facade of the old Kuma space. Forgive the pic quality. I shot it through the car window while waiting at the light on Wisconsin Avenue at Albemarle, hoping I could snap it before the signal turned green and before the vehicle next […]

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